Merit Based Interviewing and Building Engineering Culture

May 22, 2015 at 11:22 AM by Rob Stevenson

Screen_Shot_2015-05-22_at_11.16.06_AM.png Great news, Recruiters! Hiring On All Cylinders has taken the to ether once more, this time joined by the illustrious Engineer-turned-Recruiter, Aline Lerner. Aline's just started a new company,, aimed at making the interview process more merit-based via an exciting double-blind interview tool. Aline shoots from the hip while having the data to back up some exciting takeaways that run counter to traditional recruiting wisdom, and we sat down to chat about her new company and much much more.

In this episode, we cover:

  • The role of blind interviewing in eliminating biases
  • How her post on resumes led a company to change their assessment process
  • Multiple strategies for attracting talent via a strong Engineering culture
  • Unique challenges presented in hiring for Senior Sales & Marketing roles 

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